Objectives and Openings
To broaden the training prospects of students who have taken natural or social science-focused degrees. To provide them with the tools needed to critically assess the place of these sciences in society and take an active part in society's debates on science and scientific issues.
The main sectors of employment are:
- Teaching, training and research in history, law, sociology and the didactics of science and technology; public and private administrative bodies and companies, especially via a subsequent PhD.
- Research and expertise administration, management, and assessment in public or private bodies, associations, and NGOs.
- Scientific communication jobs in big research bodies and industry; scientific mediation and activities in centres for scientific, technical and industrial knowledge, science museums, events services, scientific and digital publishing.
- Teaching science, technology, history, and social science in secondary and higher education.
- Jobs in drawing up, managing and evaluating public science or technology policy in public agencies, territorial authorities, and international organizations.
- Jobs in research valuation, legal consultancy, patent management, and intellectual property rights.
- Jobs in digital animation and service innovation support.
Students with sound knowledge of the natural or social sciences and wishing to focus on a historical, sociological, educational, or media-based approach to science and technology.
History and sociology of science, education and scientific mediation, sociology of innovation, and the use of digital technology.